Richter syndrome

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Richter syndrome

Richter syndrome is a rare condition in which chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) changes into a fast-growing type of lymphoma. Symptoms of Richter syndrome can include fever, loss of weight and muscle mass, abdominal pain, and enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen. Laboratory results may show anemia and low platelet counts (which can lead to easy bleeding and bruising).
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Richter syndrome" returned 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bing-Neel syndrome: a cerebral Richter syndrome?
 

Author(s): Emeline Tabouret, Diane Coso, Mona Matta, Maryline BarriƩ, Reda Bouabdallah, Olivier Chinot

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(2):229-30.

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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[A case report of pure red cell aplasia secondary to Richter syndrome].
 

Author(s): Jianfeng Zhu, Guangyi Gao, Zhengdong Wu, Jianyong Li

Journal: Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 2014 Mar;35(3):238.

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2014

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How we treat Richter syndrome.
 

Author(s): Sameer A Parikh, Neil E Kay, Tait D Shanafelt

Journal: Blood. 2014 Mar;123(11):1647-57.

 

Richter syndrome (RS) is defined as the transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) into an aggressive lymphoma, most commonly diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). RS occurs in approximately 2% to 10% of CLL patients during the course of their disease, with a transformation ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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The terms "Richter syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Richter syndrome: biology, incidence, and therapeutic strategies.
 

Author(s): Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou, Michael J Keating

Journal: Cancer. 2005 Jan;103(2):216-28.

 

Richter's transformation denotes the development of high-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma, prolymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin disease, or acute leukemia in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic lymphoma. A search of published articles in Medline (PubMed) and abstracts ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2005

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Last Updated: 15 Dec 2014

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Study of Selinexor (KPT-330) in Patients With Refractory and/or Relapsed Richter's Transformation (RT)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Richter's Transformation

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2015

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Brighton: PNT2258 for Treatment of Patients With Richter's Transformation
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Richter's Transformation

 

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015

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